This is the fourth year a Secondhand charity booksale by ExLibris (The Masked Booksellers) taking place in Carlton, Nottingham on Saturday September 4th 12-7pm & Sunday September 5th 12-6pm.
ExLibris run charity fundraising events several times a year. You may have seen them at the Green Festival. This time it’s in aid of Nottingham charities:Nottingham & Notts Refugee Forum Destitution Fund (supporting destitute asylum seekers)& Hayward House Cancer Care.
Details and a flyer can be found on the Sparrows’ Nest site.
The National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns 2010 conference taking place in London on Saturday 4th September is an opportunity for individuals and organisations campaigning against deportations and for migrant rights to share experiences, knowledge and expertise. The NCADC conference will take place from 10:30am to 3:30pm, with the Annual General Meeting following from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Details for both conference and AGM can be found at:
The P r e s s A c t i o n – U K blog was set up in preparation for the No Borders “Two Days of Action Against Racist Press” (2-3 July 2010). It aims to expose racist and anti-migrant bias in mainstream media. http://pressaction.wordpress.com/
To contact the blog administrators, please email pressaction(at-)riseup.net.
Recent blogs expose articles in the Daily Mail and the Daily Express.
Come to BREAKING BORDERS #2 at The Maze, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, on Saturday 21st August 8pm – 3am. A night of eclectic music and poetry from different parts of the world! All live. Bar open till late. Money raised for Nottingham Refugee Forum Anti-Destitution Group and similar campaigns. View event poster.
FEATURING (click on Read More for details):
Continue reading BREAKING BORDERS #2 – The Maze, Nottingham – Saturday 21st August 2010.
Osman Rasul Mohammed
The death of Osman Mohammed has come as a shock to many of the people who knew him. It is imperative that, through all of the political attention that will come from his story, we remember the human side – the wonderful person that Osman was. (please click on Read More or here for background and links to press). Continue reading Osman Rasul Mohammed – tribute and appeal
Living with Illegals (50mins, Director: Sorious Samura)
Film screening & Discussion at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham in collaboration with Long Journey Home. Thursday 5th August, 7pm.
Venue: New Art Exchange, 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Hyson Green, Nottingham, NG7 6BE
Tickets: £3/2 (concessions) – available at the Box Office on 0115 924 8630.
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A Solidarity Demonstration will be taking place tonight, 3rd August, 6pm at Campsfield House, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 1RE.
Statement from detainees in Campsfield released yesterday afternoon by email:
“Unlawful Detention of Detainees
147 detainees are staging a protest by refusing meals at Campsfield
immigration removal centre. The protest erupted as a result of the
treatment of detainees in detention centres especially for people who
have been detained for a long period of time. We continue to refuse
meals indefinitely for our voices to be heard.
Continue reading Campfield detainees on hunger strike – statement and demonstration